Quote of the Day

The world is a complex place, and the influence of the media in its representation and its power of communication and interpretation is a remarkable amplifier of emotions, and of illusions.
 
Tariq Ramadan
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Quote of the Day

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.
 
Malala Yousafzai

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Occhiolism
Definition: (n)
 
1) the awareness of the smallness of your perspective, by which you couldn’t possibly draw any meaningful conclusions at all, about the world or the past or the complexities of culture, because although your life is an epic and unrepeatable anecdote, it still only has a sample size of one, and may end up being the control for a much wilder experiment happening in the next room.

Quote of the Day

I don’t believe complete assimilation is possible, at least not for anyone who has an active, open mind. Every step, every entry into the flows of existence can be seen as a beginning, a commencement of a brand new way of seeing oneself in the world. This is the case for everyone.
 
Chang-Rae Lee
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